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Dataset

 

MRF A582-A830 flights: ARIES measurements taken onboard on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft

Update Frequency: Not Planned
Status: Completed
Online Status: ONLINE
Publication State: Published
Publication Date: 2012-11-19
Download Stats: last 12 months

Abstract

The Meteorological Research Flight (MRF) was a Met Office facility, which flew a well-instrumented C-130 Hercules aircraft for atmospheric research purposes.

This dataset contains ARIES measurements taken onboard on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft.

Citable as:  Met Office (2012): MRF A582-A830 flights: ARIES measurements taken onboard on board the Met Office C-130 Hercules aircraft. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation. https://catalogue.ceda.ac.uk/uuid/e6aa7a321ab0c88bb53c67695e6d8413
Abbreviation: Not defined
Keywords: Met Office, atmosphere, chemistry, airborne, C-130

Details

Previous Info:
No news update for this record
Previously used record identifiers:
http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/view/badc.nerc.ac.uk__ATOM__ACTIVITY_5777e12a-325f-11e2-b818-00163e251233
Access rules:
Restricted data: please submit an application using the REQUEST ACCESS link for access.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/ukmo_agreement.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data lineage:

Data supplied by the Met Office Research Flight (MRF) office (original optical disks from MRF) .
Files were supplied in original binary format. Some files were then changed at the BADC into NASA-Ames file format for selected campaigns.

Data Quality:
Data quality controlled by the Met Office.
File Format:
Data are netCDF formatted

Related Documents

 Notes on using ARIES data

Process overview

This dataset was generated by instruments deployed on platforms as listed below.

Mobile platform operations

Mobile Platform Operation 1 Mobile Platform Operation for: Met Office C-130 Hercules Aircraft
Output Description None
  • var_id: ARIESRAD
  • long_name: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0067
  • gcmd_keyword: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements
  • names: Atmospheric Pressure Measurements, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P141/4/GVAR0067
  • var_id: CALIBRATION_FILES
  • var_id: CAL_DC_CBB
  • var_id: CAL_DC_HBB
  • var_id: CAL_DC_MEAS
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_CBB
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_HBB
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_PORT2C
  • var_id: CAL_TEMP_PORT2H
  • var_id: LONG_DATE
  • var_id: QUALITY
  • var_id: SCANDIR
  • var_id: SECONDS
  • var_id: WAVENUM
  • var_id: WAVENUM_RES16
  • var_id: WAVENUM_RES4
  • var_id: ZPD_POSITION

Co-ordinate Variables

Coverage
Temporal Range
Start time:
1997-09-30T23:00:00
End time:
2001-03-26T23:00:00
Geographic Extent

 
90.0000°
 
-180.0000°
 
180.0000°
 
-90.0000°
 
Related parties
Authors (1)